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Application for the MEXT Scholarship (enroll in October 2021) is open.

(posted on June 8th, 2020)

The “MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship: IGP special quota” application for admission in 2021 fall semester is now OPEN!


Interested students should contact prospective supervisors to discuss their suitability for this scholarship by the end of October 2020. After a professor agrees to sponsor a student, application documents should be submitted to the supervisor, who will be subsequently submit to the IGP administration office by the end of November.


If you wish to apply for this scholarship, first find a laboratory that matches your research goals and contact the directors directly to get further information about application schedule, procedures, and documents.


MEXT Scholarship (IGP special quota): Brochure” available as pdf.


MEXT Scholarship: IGP Special Quota